PSA announced that Traci Brown, body language and persuasion expert, speaker, author and 3 time US collegiate cycling champion, will be featured at PSA TEC as the keynote presenter. Her presentation, “Liar Liar Pants On Fire”, will take place on March 12, 2019 at 11:30 AM. In her fast-paced, interactive program, Traci teaches lie, fraud and identity theft detection she’s used to get to the truth in billion dollar business deals, crimes and politics.
PSA announced its plans to launch a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program. The program is designed to help systems integrators diversify their service offerings and realize the full potential and benefits of a managed services business model. It will hinge on uniting industry-leading partners in cybersecurity and cloud-based security solutions, training and certification opportunities and financing options from PSA.
PSA announced the education lineup, conference agenda and a new exhibit showcase date for TEC 2019 to be held March 11-14, 2019 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, CO. TEC, presented by PSA, is the premier education and networking event for all professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets. This year’s education conference will feature over 100 education sessions, workshops and certification trainings from industry leading experts and partner organizations. The event will also leverage a full-day of dedicated exhibit hours on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
PSA announced the call for presentations for PSA TEC 2019 is open. TEC, presented by PSA, is the premier education and networking event for all professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets. TEC features industry leading education and certification programs, networking, and dedicated exhibit hours designed to advance the skills and expertise of industry professionals nationwide. This premier training venue is open to all industry professionals and is designed to meet the educational needs of all employees within an integrator’s organization.
PSA announce a new vendor partnership with Canon Financial Services, Inc., (CFS) a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. CFS supports PSA systems integrators with innovative B2B lease financing solutions and programs designed to sell products and services in the network video surveillance market. Canon Financial Services offers end-user financing through term leases and financing arrangements for security systems projects including hardware, software, and professional services such as installation and training.
PSA announced that Active Risk Survival, Inc. (ARS) has joined its Business Solutions Provider program. Active Risk Survival provides tactical awareness training for sales professionals representing security integrators and manufacturers. Their offerings also include comprehensive risk assessment and policy reviews for all-hazard preparedness. The PSA Business Solutions program is a suite of value-added resources and services to help enhance integrators’ business models, reduce operating costs and keep them competitive in the marketplace.
PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) announced the roster of sponsors for the inaugural Cyber:Secured Forum, to be held June 4–6 in Denver, Colorado. Cyber:Secured Forum is a two-day intensive summit designed to provide systems integrators and security practitioners with concrete steps to improve and maintain the cybersecurity of integrated solutions and physical security systems. Industry leaders will come together on June 5 for a panel discussion on what it means to be a responsible cyber partner to the integrators and end users in the industry and what manufacturers are doing to ensure their products are cyber-hardened.
The Security Industry Association (SIA), PSA Security Network and ISC Security Events have announced the keynote speakers for the upcoming Cyber:Secured Forum – an event centered on how to improve and maintain the cybersecurity of integrated solutions and physical security systems.
PSA announced changes to its Board of Directors. Tom Hagen, chairman of the board for Pro-Tec Design, reached his term limit serving as the director for the Midwest region for the last six years. Boethel, Sampson, and Rivet were all elected to two-year terms in their respective positions. Lanning and Keeler have one year remaining in their current terms but are eligible for reelection next year. PSA is the world’s largest systems integrator cooperative made up of security and audio-visual systems integrators in North America.
PSA, announced it will host an education track with sessions and a workshop during ISC West in Las Vegas, NV on April 10-12, 2018. The PSA education track will be held exclusively on Tuesday, April 10. Members of PSA Committees, PSA executive leadership team, and other industry experts will lead the six sessions that are included in the PSA Track. Focus areas include leadership, sales, cybersecurity, marketing, RMR, and project management.